2 Horns / 2 Rhythm

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2 Horns / 2 Rhythm
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Studio album by Kenny Dorham
Released 1957
Recorded November 13 & December 2, 1957
Genre Jazz
Length 42:17
Label Riverside
Producer Orrin Keepnews
Kenny Dorham chronology
Jazz Contrasts
(1957)
2 Horns / 2 Rhythm
(1957)
This Is the Moment!
(1958)

2 Horns / 2 Rhythm is an album by American jazz trumpeter Kenny Dorham featuring performances with Ernie Henry recorded in 1957 and released on the Riverside label.[1] This was Henry's last recording session.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4 stars and stated "The sparse setting (unusual for a Dorham session) works quite well".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Kenny Dorham, except where noted. 

No. Title Length
1. "Lotus Blossom" (Dorham, Sam Coslow, Arthur Johnston) 5:24
2. "'Sposin'" (Paul Denniker, Andy Razaf) 6:15
3. "Soon" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) 2:58
4. "Is It True What They Say About Dixie?" (Irving Caesar, Sammy Lerner, Gerald Marks) 4:42
5. "The End of a Love Affair" (Edward Redding) 4:28
6. "I'll Be Seeing You" (Sammy Fain, Irving Kahal) 4:24
7. "Noose Bloos"   6:38
8. "Jazz-Classic"   3:14
9. "'Sposin'" (alternate take included on CD reissue, Denniker, Razaf) 4:49

Recorded in New York City on November 13 (tracks 1-3, 5-7 & 9) and December 2 (tracks 4 & 8), 1957

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kenny Dorham discography accessed October 6, 2010
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed October 6, 2010